Personal                                 

03 December 1960

 

Education

Matric: Grassy Park High School, 1979

B Iuris: University of Western Cape, 1986

LLB: University of Western Cape, 1992

Kairos Projects: Women’s Management Programme, 1999 to 2000

Canada South African Justice Linkage Project: Judicial Skills Training Course, 2000

Justice College: Social Context in Judicial Decision Making Course for Magistrates,2000

Deutsche Schule Kaapstadt: German Language, 2001

Woolworths: Personal Leadership Programme, 2002

Woolworths: Leadership Development Programme, 2002

National Prosecuting Authority: Middle Management I, 2004

Office of Chief Justice/Department of Justice: Judicial Training for Aspirant Women Judges, June 2007

Office of Chief Justice/Department of Justice: Judicial Training for Aspirant Women Judges, April 2008

 

Professional History

Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa: 3 September 1993

The National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa: Prosecutor, 11 February 1986 to 28 February 1991

Department of Justice: Magistrate, 1 March 1991 to 31 July 2001

Peoples Family Law Centre: Director, 1 December 2001 to 30 June 2003

National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa: Senior State Advocate (within the Asset Forfeiture Unit), 1 July 2003 to 30 September 2008

Acting Judge: Western Cape High Court, October 2008 to 25 August 2009

Judge: Western Cape High Court, 26 August 2009 to present

Acting Judge Supreme Court of Appeal, June 2015 to 31 May 2016

Acting Judge Supreme Court of Appeal, 1 December 2023 to 31 March 2024